Tags Plutonium

Tag: plutonium

North Korea Unveils a Miniaturized Nuclear Warhead for KN08 Missiles

North Korea claims it has the know how and capability to develop a nuclear warhead to equip ballistic missiles. This claim has been substantiated today, by the leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong-Un, presenting a complex spherical object claimed to be the country's miniaturized thermonuclear warhead.“The nuclear warheads have been standardised to be fit for ballistic missiles by miniaturising them,” Kim noted during a visit with nuclear technicians that was reported by the DPRK state media today.

INSS: An Updated Assessment of Iran’s Nuclear Program

Steam coming out of the cooling system at the heavy water production plant at Arak doesn't indicate the reactor is active. This plant is expected to enter production by the first quarter of 2014. As this reactor “go critical”, Iran will cross the point of no return in the Iranian plutonium route.